gaza flotilla

Spanish Judge Issues Arrest Warrant for Netanyahu

A Spanish judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli officials over the 2010 raid on a Gaza flotilla that was attempting to break an Israeli blockade, the Jerusalem Post reports.

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With Iran Ship, Obama Reaps What He Sowed in Gaza Flotilla

The international diplomatic and military crisis sparked by Iran’s decision to send an “aid” vessel directly to Yemen–along with an escort of warships–rather than to the international coordinating point in Djibouti was the latest escalation in Iran’s attempt to assert its new dominance as a regional power. Notably, Iran’s tactics mirror those used by Palestinian activists, backed by Turkey, in the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, when an Islamist “aid” ship challenged the Israeli navy off Gaza.

Gaza Flotilla (Israel Defense Forces / Screenshot / YouTube)